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Saying you like things in Spanish, and other verbs

“Gustar” is a funny verb. When we first learn it, we equate “me gusta” with “I like” – “me gusta pizza” means “I like pizza”. Simple enough. However, this verb, and many others like it, are profoundly different to our English equivalents. They are known as “reverse construction verbs”

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Language learning

How to really learn Spanish in less than 10 minutes a day

Let’s face it, if you’re an adult with a job, there simply aren’t enough hours in the day. You’ve got all sorts of projects and plans for things that you’d like to do “one day”, but just can’t really get around to it – learn the violin, take up painting, learn Spanish… All of these ideas you have live and die in our imaginations as we just can’t find the time to do them. However, learning Spanish when you have no time is still possible, and in this article we want to show you how.

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Cumbiambera

Siguiendo el Proceso de Paz en Colombia!

Mientras las FARC y los gobernantes de Colombia siguen en la Habana-Cuba negociando la forma de
terminar con el conflicto armado, yo quisiera a través de spanishobsessed aterrizar un poco el tema,
ya que es parte de mi realidad ¡también!.

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Cumbiambera

Vacaciones

Fueron 8 días en los que Rob y yo recorrimos hermosos lugares en la bella e histórica Italia, hablando más español que italiano y más español que inglés, sin lugar a dudas un italiano entiende el español muy bien.

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Cumbiambera

Cumbiambera!

Con mucho entusiasmo y muchísima alegría, nace para spanishobsessed CUMBIAMBERA! Asi se llama este blog, en honor a la música que identifica las raíces de una Colombiana quien además de bailar, estudiar y andar por la vida, esta guerreandola en busca de oportunidades en la agitada capital de Inglaterra.

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Language learning

How to Learn Spanish: A Beginner’s Guide

We’d like to be the first to congratulate you on deciding to learn Spanish. You’ve already taken the biggest step, and if you approach learning Spanish in the right way you’ll enjoy a fruitful journey to fluency. You’ll broaden your universe, be able to communicate with 406 million new people across the world, and connect with entirely new cultures. In this guide we give you a primer for everything you need to get started with this beautiful language. Ready?

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